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Get A Healthier And Balanced Lifestyle Through Massage Therapy San Diego

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Massage therapy San Diego is a form of bodywork that is used to improve function within the body. Visit At http://www.beautykliniek.com/massages3.htm
It is also used to promote general health and well being of people.

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Get A Healthier And Balanced Lifestyle Through Massage Therapy San Diego

  1. 1. MASSAGE THERAPY SAN DIEGO -by beautykliniek.com
  2. 2. What is Massage Therapy? • “A relaxation technique that involves manipulating points in the body that are muscularly tense” • Goal of massage therapy • Who is it for?: – Anyone who wants a relaxing experience – Individuals in pain from injuries, etc. – Babies
  3. 3. History • Shown in Egyptian tomb paintings • China – 2700 B.C. • Greeks & Romans • Swedish massage – Per Henrik Ling • WWI • “Massage Parlors” • Current uses
  4. 4. Massage Therapy San Diego Benefits • Improves circulation • Lowers blood pressure • Facilitates recovery • Treats chronic lower-back pain • Boosts immune-functioning • Decreases anxiety and depression • Increases endorphins • Increases mind-body awareness • Fosters peace of mind • Fosters mental alertness
  5. 5. Techniques • EffPetrissage – squeezing or kneading a muscle • leurage – light or deep stroking of the muscle • Friction – deep direct pressure • Cupping – a percussion movement with a cupped hand • Hacking – light “karate chops”
  6. 6. Common Types of Massage • The most popular include: – Swedish massage – Deep tissue massage – Sports massage – Chair massage
  7. 7. What to Expect: • The massage therapist will ask you for some background information. • Goal-setting • Attention to your comfort-level • Takes place on a comfortable, padded table • Peaceful environment • Use of lotion or oil • Usually about an hour • You are in control!
  8. 8. Getting the Most from Your Massage Session • Be receptive and open • Be on time to your appointment! • Don’t eat just before • Think about what to wear to the session • Give accurate information • Communicate with the therapist • Discuss any apprehensions • Make sure to breathe! • Drink extra water after your session • Give yourself some time for “re-entry”
  9. 9. Phone: (858) 457-0191 Fax: (858) 457-0378 Email: Info@beautykliniek.com Address: 3282 Governor Drive, San Diego, CA, 92122 Website: http://beautykliniek.com

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